Following the American Civil War Sesquicentennial with day by day writings of the time, currently 1863.

March 22.—Major-General Lew. Wallace assumed command of the Middle Department, Eighth army corps, headquarters at Baltimore, Md., and issued orders in accordance therewith.— The Supreme Court of Georgia to-day unanimously affirmed the constitutionality of the confederate anti-substitute law.—A heavy snowstorm prevailed in Richmond, Va., and vicinity, the average depth being about one foot.

—Major-General Banks, from his headquarters at New-Orleans, Louisiana, issued general orders constituting a Board of Education, and defining their duties and powers.

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